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Fall 2011 Brussels
Sessions: 2011-10-12 - 2012-01-19
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Microsoft BizSpark - Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business. Microsoft BizSpark is a worldwide partner of the Founder Institute, providing software, support, facilities, and mentoring to many entrprenuers within the Fouder Insitute network. Learn more about our partnership here, and sign-up for BizSpark here.
iMinds is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. The IBBT team offers companies and organizations active support in research and development. It brings together companies, authorities, and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. Both technical and non-technical issues are addressed within each of these projects.
ICAB is a technology incubator for entrepreneurs wishing to start a business in the field of ICT or Engineering.
The BetaGroup is the largest Belgian network of Internet, software, mobile technology and online media, with over 3,500 Web professionals and entrepreneurs . It organizes a monthly pitch slam for startups attended by 350+ people and also runs a coworking space in Brussels.
Marketing On The Beach is an editoral project of Technofutur Tic to develop web entrepreneurship in Wallonia and Nord Pas de Calais. They are particularly focused on e-commerce and e-marketing.
The Westartup community exists to help Belgian entrepreneurs move from dreams to reality. At Westartup, entrepreneurs can also look for co-founders, partners, service providers, and investors. Co-creation based.
The Café Numérique is a non-profit association which organizes weekly technology meetings in Brussels and Liège. Its objective is to promote innovation and teach anyone interested about new technologies. The meetings are free and open to everyone.
Techbrew is a podcast about technology and tech events happening in Belgium.
Webmission is a group of Belgian web tech & mobile entrepreneurs, bloggers, journalists, developers and tech enthusiasts that have voluntarily joined forces to promote abroad the many good ideas and projects that are brewing in Belgium.
Get ready Russia, TechCrunch Moscow is coming your way. The two day conference (December 8-9) “Innovation Detox”, will focus on how innovation can improve quality of life.
Kicking things off on Sunday, October 8, is Founder Institute CEO, Adeo Ressi, who will speak on the topic of “Adopting the Silicon Valley Mindset”. Following the event, Ressi will host an exclusive Startup Pitch Bootcamp.
In this talk by Gabe Zichermann (Director, New York Founder Institute) Zichermann shares critical advice for getting your startup off the ground. "If you’ve already started working on your idea” he says, “you’re ahead of 99 percent of people who want to start a company."
This week, Cashtivity, a graduate of the Sydney Founder Institute, announced it has been awarded a prestigious Commercialisation Australia grant by the Australian Government to help with its expansion into the US. Cashtivity is an online place for collaboration and conversations around anything financial – for families, groups and classrooms.
Watch the video after the jump to hear the inspiring story of how this female entrepreneur lives as Mom and Executive in New York City, without compromising a thing.
The Founder Institute has helped launch over 1,000 new technology companies across 55 cities and six continents.
Atlanta has some serious bragging rights when it comes to business and innovation. The ‘Capital of the South’ boasts one of the world's busiest airports, houses several major universities, and is home to some of the world’s most notable companies.
However, until recently, Atlanta was seriously lacking in resources for its entrepreneurs. To help meet those needs, a number of established CEOs have stepped in to help out.
The Founder Institute’s Predictive Admissions Test has been featured in the The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes because of it’s ground-breaking ability to identify people with “entrepreneurial personality traits.” Typically this test is only available to applicants, and the results are kept private.
However, for a limited time, we are offering an "Entrepreneur DNA Profile" analysis for successful entrepreneurs who take the test, regardless of your location.
Founder Insight gives you feedback from the startup trenches.
The following post is by CodeGuard CEO, and Atlanta Founder Institute mentor, David Moeller. An experienced startup founder, Moeller offers advice to new founders on how to survive the challenges of launching a new company. "Don’t give up", he says. "It has to be tough. And you wouldn’t want it any other way."
Rob Frohwein is well aware of the challenges new business owners face, particularly when it comes to funding. His Atlanta-based company, Kabbage Inc., is tackling this problem head on, providing business owners access to working capital. In this interview with MSNBC, Rob offers suggestions to getting funding.
To hear more from Rob, join him this Winter where he will be mentoring for the Atlanta Founder Institute. Click here to learn more and apply today.
The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 55 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.
At Founder Institute events, you can meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs, get feedback on your ideas, come up with new ideas, recruit potential co-founders, and more. Learn more...
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